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Leaking water I have a Fujitsu A/C, for some reason, it is leaking water pretty bad after turn on for 5 minutes.

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We had the same issue, and it turned out that our filters inside the unit (the indoor unit) were pretty dirty and needed a clean, and also the run-off pipe/hose was blocked with a sludge, etc. We had to clean the filters inside just with warm soapy water and then blow up the hose outside and it fixed it pretty much straight away.

handy tip - take your mouth off the hose quickly, as the sludge will come out of there pretty quickly as the handy one found out!

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